Moby Dick

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Moby Dick

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Author :   Herman Melville
Publisher :   HarperCollins Publishers
Published :   22/02/2016
ISBN :   9780008182205
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   vii, 589
Size (mm) :   198x129x38
Weight (g) :   420

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What can one say that has not already been said? There is not a book written since Moby Dick which doesn't owe it something and every book you read after reading it will make you think of it! Don't skip a single word! - Angus

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Few literary masterpieces cast quite as awesome a shadow as Herman Melville's Moby Dick. Captain Ahab's quest for the white whale is a timeless epic - a thrilling tale of vengeance and obsession, and a searing parable about humanity lost in a universe of moral ambiguity. Inspired by true events, Moby Dick is a work of astonishing psychological depth.

It is perhaps the greatest sea story ever told and one of the great classics of literature. 'Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying but unconquering whale; to the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee...'

 

What can one say that has not already been said? There is not a book written since Moby Dick which doesn't owe it something and every book you read after reading it will make you think of it! Don't skip a single word! - Angus